Friday, August 1, 2014

Merry Christmas and Upcoming Blog Hop

Happy Friday, everyone!! It's my turn to share a project on the Die-Versions...you can visit the DV blog HERE. My projects feature two dies from the latest Die-Versions Christmas in July release, as well as a couple of other DV dies.


I used the Shapes Build an Owl to create this set of Christmas cards. Aren't the owls adorable??!! I've popped them all up with foam tape for dimension. All of the paper is from The Paper Studio.


First up is the Reindeer Owl. His eyes and scarf were covered with Ranger Glossy Accents. The button is a Die-Versions Wee Petites Button die, and I've used it on all three cards. Peace on Earth is from the newest release.


Next up is Santa Owl his eyes and hat were covered with Glossy Accents. Merry Christmas is a Sweet Wordlet die, and I used it on the next card as well.


Last we have Christmas Tree Owl. His eyes and the tree were covered with Glossy Accents. 

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
  2. DL.Art - July Linky
  3. DL.Art - Christmas in July
  4. Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Mark your calendars for August 15th


There will be a joint blog hop with Die-Versions and Sparkle N Sprinkle. It will begin Aug. 15th at 7 am EST and go through Aug. 17th, so there will be plenty of time to check out all the great projects created by both teams. The theme will be Christmas, so you'll get lots of great inspiration for your upcoming Holiday cards.


The winner will receive a Grand Prize consisting of a $50 gift certificate from Die-Versions and a $50 gift certificate from Sparkle N Sprinkle, for a total of $100.

Die Versions manufactures low profile dies made right here in the United States and Sparkle N Sprinkle manufactures rubber stamps, glitters, embossing powders, and flocking, also made in the US. This is like a match made in heaven - low profile dies combined with lots of glitter, embossing powder, and flocking. Doesn't get much better than that.

Here is a sneak peak of some of the goodies that both teams received:



So mark your calendars now because this is one blog hop you won't want to miss!! Thanks for stopping by :)

51 comments:

  1. Lots of gorgeous goodies here Lisa and love the Christmas cards...gosh it's just around the corner lol...you may wish to join in my birthday candy on my blog.
    The Journey is the Start

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  2. These are totally adorable Lisa, love them, have a lovely weekend
    Kevin xx

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  3. These are all absolutely adorable!!!

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  4. These are so cute! I bet they'd make great gift tags too.

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  5. These are so super ADORABLE Lisa!!! LOVE those CUTE owls! Super cards my friend!!!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT Friday!

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  6. OMGoodness, these little owls cards are so dang cute Lisa!! I love how you have them dressed up-they just make me smile from ear to ear. They would make great tags too. Yep, too cute!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  7. These are just darling! I love them all but that little tree owl is darling!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  8. Love owls and these are so Christmasy cute... Wow I spy some pretty dies, love dies!

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  9. these are so cute they made me smile which I could use right now. hugs have a great weekend friend.

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  10. So cuuuute Lisa! All of your owls are a real hoot! ;) Hope you have a great weekend!

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  11. Oh my gosh Lisa! I wish you could see me right now; I am just over the moon about your cards! They are so cute! Did you know that you won the prize on my blog? Stop over and see. Sorry, I need your address again; I don't keep address.

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  12. Your cards are amazing, those owls are super sweet! Love the tree owl, it is the cutest thing ever! Have a great day!

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  13. OMY Goodness look at OWL of those cards! They are too cute and yes I am going to hop for a chance for those goodies!!!!!!!! Love these shapes build an owl.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART August linky party, Have a Blessed day, DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com



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  14. OMG adorable - all your cards are tooooooooo cute tfs - have a great weekend!!!

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  15. Shapes build an owl?..Way TOO cute!! unbelievable!! AMAZING!! They are ALL Adorable!!
    Whooo.lol....would not love these cards!
    The Christmas tree owl is my favorite!!! Too darn cute!! I absolutely Love this!!
    Have a wonderful day my fabulous friend,
    M'
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  16. These cards are just treasures! Loved each little owl in his dress stage, and your glossy accents really added so much shine. This looks to be an extremely versatile die, and I know these dies cut well. Ditto on the SnS products. Their EP & glitter is wonderful, and there is a product called Twinkling Clouds that makes the best snow effects! TFS & Hugs.

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  17. My sweetest friend, what can I say except Merry Sparkly Christmas! Hehe! I LOVE that we both posted whimsical festive creations today! How precious is this set of cards?! Build-an-owl is such a clever idea for a set and you've showcased it brilliantly. I love your paper choices for each, a designing aspect that you *never* take lightly! The sweet wordlets are as precious as their name. I want to choose a favorite owl, but it's just so hard. I think the tree one may edge out the other two for my heart, but not by much. Wonderful work as always, my dear Lisa!

    And I must mention that I am SUPER excited for the hop you announced... and how envious I am of those packages of goodies. ;) I hope you have a happy weekend! And I can't wait to see your amazing gift bag whenever you post it... I know I will thwap you big time for what you said today. ;)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  18. Oh my - how cute are these little guys? Each one of your sweet little owls is just cute as can be. But, I'm especially loving that fun little reindeer owl..then of course the Santa Owl is adorable, and that Christmas Tree Owl is pretty stinkin' cute....
    No way can I pick a favorite, they are all precious and perfect for the upcoming holiday. Speaking of Christmas - looks like you have some wonderful new toys to play with! I look forward to seeing the beautiful creations you will make with all your new goodies!

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  19. The cutest little Christmas owls ever! Love them, Lisa, they turned out really cute.
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  20. Gorgeous cards Lisa ! I think I need this owl die too ! these are super super cute :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  21. Oh my goodness - these are super adorable. Love those owls and I love how you took those fabulous photos!! TFS and enjoy your weekend.

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  22. The owls are adorable...I love anything made with owls any "who".....and these are so cute!!! The Santa one made me smile, what a cute idea!!! And yes, I will mark my calender for sure....and lucky you girl for getting all those wonderful goodies to work with, which I know you turn out amazing creations!!!

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  23. These cards are sooooooooo cute!!!! I absolutely love them. Hope you have having a fabulous summer my dear friend.
    Super Big Hugs,
    Cindy Lou

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  24. Lisa this little owl family is so cute and fun.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  25. Oh my goodness these are so adorable! I love them!

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  26. Your little owls are so stinken cute Lisa! I LOVE the reindeer, however the Christmas Santa and tree are adorable to...what a FUN set! A great set little set for a gift idea to:) Trying to get us in the mood for Christmas, ha?! I would love to dig out my Christmas stuff but it's totally not gonna happen quite yet, hehe! I am lovin' this 80 degree week and can't possibly think of winter yet..haha!
    Hope your having great weather and enjoying summer....I just can't believe it's Aug already!! Everyone talking about kids going back to school already, school supplies and back to school shopping already started. It just seem like summer has just begun :(
    Sherrie K

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  27. What a adorable set owls cards!!! I love them all!! Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  28. Love all of your owls. Especially the one with the Christmas tree dress!!! So cute. Thank you so much for playing along with us in the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

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  29. Beautiful Lisa, you never cease to amaze me!! Love the holiday owls!!! Looking forward to the hop!!

    Susie

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  30. The cards are so cute! Each card is adorable and fun! I especially like the owl in the Christmas tree outfit...it is a hoot. LOL. :)

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  31. Oh how CUTE, I just love your little owl cards! Look at all those fun goodies...I can imagine what beauty you will create!!

    How are you my friend! I hope you are enjoying the weekend! We are on the road and headed for some fun, I can't wait to relax and enjoy some family time!!
    Have a great evening!
    Shelly

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  32. These are darling in their unique holiday outfits! So fun! Happy Sunday!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  33. Aww lisa these are the best!!!!! I love all three of them they are soooo cute :) well done on these beautiful cards they are amazing!!
    Hugs
    Vic x

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  34. Lisa, these are SO adorable!!! The little owls are simply darling, especially with those wonderful scarves! I love the twine and button finishes on each as well!

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  35. Oh Lisa these are SOOO cute, I love those owls with the big eyes!!

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  36. Lisa, those little Owls are the cutest thing. They are absolutely the most adorable thing. Since I love Reindeer, it's my favorite, but they are all super cute. I was shocked when I did not see any Tim Holtz used on your cards, then I realized you used Ranger Glossy Accents...hmmmm! that's close enough...lol.
    Take care!
    Dee B

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  37. Oh these owls are just way too cute!! Can't wait for the hop!!

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  38. These cards are wonderful !!! I am so excited to be on the hop with you !!!! You always create beautiful projects !!!
    Hugs,
    Mayra

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  39. What darling cards, Lisa!!!!!! Love how decorated each owl differently. Have a fun and fabulous day. :D

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  40. So so adorable! Your set of cards are perfect and so sweet!

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  41. eeeks! these owls are so adorable!

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  42. OMG those are just the cutest little cards EVER!!!! I just Love them.

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  43. Such uber cute owl cards. Christmas will be here very soon with how quickly this year is zooming past. Creative Bliss...

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  44. How adorable are these cards?! All of the owls are so cute!! I love how you added glossy accents to the eyes and the background papers you used are so fun! Love them all! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  45. OMG! these are some sticker cute cards and those owls are soooo... adorable!! Your cards make me want to create Christmas cards:)
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  46. These are SO CUTE!!! Oh my goodness, those owls are killing me, they are so adorable! Fabulous papers too! So fun for Christmas!!!

    Emily
    Mollie's Motif

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  47. Sorry cute owl cards! What fun :-)

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